It’s an arcane budget term, but the sequester, is set to fundamentally reshape federal spending in ways that could set the economy on a path back to recession. The sequester is the beginning of a scheduled decade of financial austerity like has been seen in Europe in recent years.
As both the Republican and Democratic parties continue preparations for their respective conventions, the list of who will not be attending is attracting as much attention as who will be given a speaking role at the convention.
Within minutes of the Supreme Court’s decision, Florida Democrats and Republicans began firing off statements either labeling the Affordable Care Act as either a burdensome new tax or lauding it is as monumental ruling in American history.
Stacy Ritter discusses ethics code and inspector general probe.